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hundreds of same sex couples are tieing the knot in new york. not all same sex couples in san francisco are celebrating. the search is on for an armed man who police say opened fire on officers in the east bay. plus, bart releases a new surveillance video the man they shot and killed a man. the reason the transit agency didn't release it right away. good morning, everyone, welcome to ktvu mornings on 2.
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it's sunday, july 24. i'm mike mibach. >> good morning, i'm maureen naylor. >> good morning, it's sort of a ground hogs day, when it comes to weather. assuming you have seen the movie. more of the same, slightly cooler in some areas. for the afternoon, the clouds back with us this morning. a little patchy drizzle, a longer coastline around the clouds have reached inland. upper 50s along the coastline, widespread 80s for inland areas. and the bay area right in between. we'll take a look at what you can expect outside your door for the afternoon, and talk about where we go from here, in just a little bit. new this morning, hundreds of gay couples are saying i do this weekend in new york. >> i now pronounce you legally married. >> the first same-sex marriage was performed just past the
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stroke of midnight at niagra falls. new york, became the sixth, and largest state to allow same-sex marriages last month. in preparation, new york city set up a lottery for same sex weddings today. more than 700 ceremonies are expected to take place. one couple who won the lottery says everyone fought hard for the right to marry. >> it's more about something we dreamed about, we pushed so hard for. we rallied for it. >> a ucla study estimates that new york is home to more than 65,000 gay and lesbian couples. >> it comes as the fight over proposition 8 continues here in california. ktvu's alleys rasmus is live. >> as you can see and hear, it is quiet out here in the castro
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this morning. there is no celebrating going on, as you saw, and heard from that video in new york. california used to allow same- sex marriage. the first marriage licenses were issued to same sex couples at san francisco's city hall. then in 2008, the california state supreme court made it legal and affirmed that it was allowed in this state. just five months after that, proposition 8 changed things. voters approved it, and disputes over prop 8's legality are still tied up in court right now. since then, gay marriage hasn't happened here in california. some people we talked to this morning say the uncertainty makes it difficult to celebrate what's going on in new york. they say they're frustrated gay marriage doesn't exist in california. >> this was supposed to be a liberal state. some place in new york can pass it and everything, it makes me
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really angry. >> just sort of bittersweet. >> yeah, it is. voters voted it down, so i don't know if we're ever going to have it. >> reporter: proposition 8 changed california's state constitution to only recognize marriage between a man and a woman. it is being challenged in court right now. supporters of same-sex marriage say they're trying to gather enough signatures to put another proposition on the ballot next year that would overturn proposition 8. allie rasmus, ktvu, channel 2 news. one group is calling today, hand holding day at california's jewish museum. in response to last weekend, where a security guard told a lesbian couple, hand holding was not allowed. the museum said it did not
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effect policy. oakland police are searching for a man who opened fire at officers this morning. it happened around 3:00 a.m. on howly, and lion streets. police say they responded to a call of a man assaulting a woman. when they arrived, officers said the suspect assaulted an officer, then took off. the officers involved were hit by the gunfire. in richmond, a double shooting leaves one man dead, and another in critical condition. just before 10:00 police responded to a call at 24th street, and exchange place. a 20-year-old died at the scene, while a 29-year-old victim was rushed to the hospital. richmond police say this is the city's ninth homicide this month. no arrests have been made. one person is dead after a double shooting in oakley. police responded to shots being fired at o'hara avenue and laurel road at 7:00 last night. authorities found a gunshot victim in a car, he died at a
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scene, another man was also shot. he was airlifted to a medical center in walnut creek. authorities say they have determined a person for questioning, and continue to look for additional suspects. time now is 7:05, bart has released a new surveillance video, showing the moments before an officer involved deadly shooting. bart police shot charles hill earlier this month, after officers say he threw a knife and bottle at them. the video shows the area before the scene, but the actual shooting cannot be seen. the chief said he was misinformed, this second video was released, even though police say it has no evidentiary value. a video does not show hill. it shorts part of the platform, and what police say is the bottle, and knife thrown at officers. the video is edited with the faces blurred out to protect the identity of two officers.
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you do see the officers get off the train. one of them puts on the gloves and draws his gun. a funeral will be held tomorrow for john caldwell, the best friend of the late oscar graham. he was shot sitting in a cadillac nine days ago. so far, no arrests have been made. caldwell will now be buried right next to oscar graham. the two friends were at the bart station in 2009. there will be a viewing for caldwell today at chapel of the chimes in oakland. his funeral will be held tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. at family bible fellowship in newark. the three suspects in the bryan stow beating are set to be formally charged tomorrow in los angeles. we're learning more about what led investigators to arrest them. los angeles times reports, tips about two aggressive fans at the dodgers stadium, season opener back on march 31 led
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investigators to louis sanchez, and marvin norwood. police said maureen sanchez fit the description of the woman driving the getaway car after the beating. stow suffered cuts to his tongue and face. he remains in serious condition. thousands of people packed into the oslo cathedral. a crowd spilled into the plaza outside. the king and queen wiped tears from their eyes during the service. flowers and candled filled a mourning site in oslo. norwegians are being kept away from government buildings out of fear there are bombs hidden in the area. flags are being flown at half staff to honor the 93 victims. new images of the suspect in the twin attacks have
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surfaced. the foes include him holding an assault rifle. youtube has since removed the 12 minute video. he said he acted alone and wanted to incite a revolution. before the attack, authorities say he wrote a 15 page manifesto, criticizing muslim manifesto. he denies criminal responsibility. he will be arraigned on terrorism charges tomorrow. families of the victims are accusing norwegian police of arriving too slowly. so far 93 people died in the attacks. 86 at the summer camp. several people remain missing. good morning to you. waking up once again with widespread gray. take a look at what's happening here. a little bit of fog out here this morning. even patchy drizzle along the
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coast. the marine layer a little thicker. the fog forecast here, notice how widespread into concord, and livermore, recording mostly cloudy skies. takes until 9:30, 10:00, before our inland areas and valley locations begin to see the sunshine. the bay area, still foggy and gray. by about noon time, we begin to clear back, along the coastline, we're going to be tough to clear for the afternoon. here we are, 3:00, 4:00, the north bay, into san francisco, and along the coastline, all the way down into santa cruz. partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies expected. our temperatures, slightly warmer than yesterday. 58 in oakland, as well as san francisco. hayward, 58 degrees, concord as well as fairfield. i want to show you this satellite view, it's easy to see the trough. this is eventually going to slide east, but it's going to be with us through monday,
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tuesday, and finally rebounding into wednesday. if you've been enjoying this unseasonallably cool weather, by wednesday, temperatures will be turning around. temperatures slightly cooler in some areas. perhaps slightly cooler along the coastline, with mostly gray skies expected most of the day. afternoon highs for today, upper 70s approaching 80s around the north bay, and valley locations. 81 in sonoma. east bay is going to be another mild one, upper 60s. berkely, oakland, into san leandro. 80degrees san jose. along the peninsula, upper 50s, low 60s for the coast. 65degrees this afternoon in san francisco. extended forecast here, even cooling it down a little more as we get back to work on
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monday. tuesday, wednesday, better clearing, warmer conditions. it should be the start of summer like heat expected into next weekend. the giants are playing this afternoon. we have your at&t forecast, coming up in just a little bit. time now for your live drive time traffic. this is a live look at the golden gate bridge, you just heard rosemary talking about the fog, pretty standard. that is a summer in san francisco there. she also mentioned the giants game, so it might be a little more sluggish as the days go on. the giants play, just after 1:00. the bay bridge toll plaza, a little slight backup for folks headed into san francisco. looking at the chp incident page, no major incidents to talk about at this hour. time now 7:12, one of the most famous churches in the country could soon have a new owner. the new offer for crystal cathedral. the race to get a new debt deal done today in washington,
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good morning to you, a live look toward emeryville. the city waking up with mostly gray skies. time is 7:14. the new offers expected on the table as congressional leaders hold weekend long talks to avoid an unprecedented government default. the two sides remain far apart. senator leader, harry reid, and house minority leader, nancy pelosi accuse republicans of refusing to compromise. they want a deal that raises the debt limit until at least 2012. john boehner is demanding up to $4 trillion in government cuts. pete stark remains optimistic both sides will broker a deal. he held town hall meetings
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yesterday. he says a government default, or shut down will not happen, because the political stakes are simply too high. >> the parties that did it last, whether us or the republicans that got blamed, lost a lot of seats and they've got to let it go. >> august 2 is the deadline. the sticking points include president obama's insistence that a deal must run at least through the year 2013. republicans want spending cuts without any tax increases. in our economy watch this morning, it appears californians are still struggling from the recession. a new poll shows californians are cutting back to save money. 37% cut back on household expenses like groceries and gas. 52% sacrifice some luxuries like dining out or going to concerts. 31% have put off buying a new home. 50% decided not to invest in
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home improvements. netflix is in talks with dreamworks for the exclusive streaming rights to its films. a deal could be reached as early as this week. both companies are declining to comment on the story. dreamworks is known for several top films, including the shrek series. netflix is raising prices for those who want both mail and streaming services. movie goers have a new superhero at the box office. captain america, the first avenger is expected to be this weekend's top performing movie. the film grossed more than $25 million on friday alone. that puts it on pace to earn more than $60 million this weekend. harry potter and the deathly hallows part 2 is expected to bring in $14.6 million for the number 2 spot. the four month long nfl lockout could end this week. the players association plans
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to meet in washington tomorrow. the executive committee could vote and have an agreement. the players are concerned about the league's personal conduct policy. drug testing, disability plan, and retirement benefits. the famed crystal cathedral could soon be the property of the catholic church. the roman catholic diocese of orange is offering to pay $50 million for the crystal cathedral. the church filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last year. other offers have come from chapman university and an orange county real estate firm. a landmark san francisco theater will show its last film tomorrow. the red vick theater on haight street is closing 31 days to its opening. the red vick was no longer financially sustainable. an autopsy is scheduled to
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be performed today, following the death of singer amy winehouse, the 27-year-old grammy award winner was found dead in her london apartment yesterday. she struggled with drug and alcohol abuse throughout much of her career. in an interview, winehouse's mother said it was only a matter of time before her daughter died. >> amy winehouse was 27 when she died, which unfortunately puts her in a club with a lot of other music stars who died at the same age, like kurt cobain, janice joplin, jimi hendrix. one bay area company seems to be zipping past the down economy. we'll take you outdoors to the business boom seen in the tough times. another unseasonably cool day around the bay. what you can expect outside your door for the afternoon.
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it may be july, but it's not too late to go skiing. the resort had a record number of inches this year and some of it is still there. skiers and borders did not have to worry about dressing in layers. >> you can wear it any day of the week. it could be raining, snowing, it could be hot. it's actually good sunscreen. >> a spokesperson says this is the latest they have ever opened for a day of snowboarding and skiing. so surreal. i love summer in tahoe. let's get to rosemary. yesterday was gorgeous here, can we see more of that today? >> if yesterday was gorgeous, expect more of the same today.
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a live look at some of the sunshine beginning to burn through those clouds. the giants play this afternoon, 1:05. at&t park, 63 degrees. partly cloudy skies. winds onshore, westerly breeze 10 to 15 miles per hour expected, so a little breezy there, again as usual, always a great idea to bring along the sweatshirt heading to at&t at&t for the afternoon. the extended forecast, temperatures along the coast, upper 50s. widespread 60s and 70s along the bay area. the inland, the warm spots. most of us, below average once again. monday and tuesday, the cooling trend continues. rolling back into the upper 70s, low 80s by tuesday for our valley locations. wednesday into thursday, we begin to warm up. as we've been talking about lately, that warm up looks like it's going to last through the weekend, and we're lookly to be back into the mid-90s for the
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weekend for our valley locations. a fundraiser inspired by candlelight has raised money for an orphanage. she called it glassy baby. a relatively small business occidental is cashing in. >> it's my idea, and i'm a little scared. >> reporter: for the last year, thousands have taken this ride in the small town of occidental. nobody predicted the almost
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instant success. >> we opened this june 26, 2010, one year later, we've just celebrated our 12,000th passenger. it's really doing well. >> reporter: it all started as a way to generate revenue for the redwood conference ground. folks say safety is their number one priority. you're hooked in not just once, but twice, before they send you on your way. >> absolutely. sometimes three times. >> reporter: it takes a few hours. >> it includes seven different zip lines. the longest being over 800 feet long. >> reporter: we learned quickly, trees sway in the wind, and so do the platforms you stand on. >> what surprised you the most? >> loved it. best thing? the adrenalin. scariest thing? having to hug the tree like this. >> reporter: the thrill that keeps thousands coming. >> we're one of the first
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canopy tours in the west coast. but i think it's even more than that, i think the experience is so phenomenal the word of mouth that has gone out has stimulated a lot of bookings for us. >> hit it. >> reporter: people young and old, who even in a tough economy are finding it worth a drive and the money for a breath taking escape, high above it all. in occidental, claudine wong, ktvu news. >> our web journalist also went along for the ride, a special report on the site, just log onto ktvu.com, look under the right now section. the search is on for a gunman this morning after one person was shot outside a northern california target store. plus, an 11-year-old girl listening to her ipod got hit by a stray bullet. what we're now learning about arrests made in the case.
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hundreds of same-sex marriage are getting married in new york. supporters are wondering what it might mean for california. what the forecast has in store for the new workweek. ♪ ♪
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♪ [ music ] >> same-sex marriages are now underway in new york. welcome back to mornings on 2. >> new york is now the largest state in the country where same- sex marriage is legal, and it comes as the fight over proposition 8 continues right here in california. >> allie rasmus is live in the castro district this morning, with how some people in the bay area are reacting to new york's move. >> reporter: it was a break through for same sex couples in new york, as you saw, many of them getting married this morning. here in the castro, in san francisco, it's just another morning out here. california used to allow same- sex marriages. hundreds of people lined up the civic center city hall to get married. there were some legal issues and legal wrangling. four years after that in 2008,
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the california supreme court made it legal and affirmed that same-sex marriage was allowed in san francisco. however that same year, voters changed that with proposition 8. which now changes california state constitution to allow recognized marriage between a man and a woman. since then, there's been a lot of legal haggling over the legality of proposition 8. some people say, even though gay marriage no longer exists in california, they're still happy about what happened in new york. >> i think it's one more drop in the bucket. yeah. it's like one more country in the world that is giving people equality. >> it means a lot to california, because it's something that we can lead, something we can talk about, and we can say, we want this. because it's something that is in new york and it's a breakthrough. >> reporter: meanwhile, supporters of same-sex marriage say they're now trying to gather enough signatures to put
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another proposition on the ballot next year, that could possibly overturn proposition 8. someone was shot and killed outside a target store. it happened at a shopping center on main street just after 6:00 in the evening. an 18-year-old man, and a 27- year-old woman were shot. police believe the shooting was gang related. your time is 7:32. a dozen people are recovering after a shooting at a crowded shopping center in washington state. they were injured yesterday afternoon during a low rider car show. none was injuries is life- threatening. police say it's still not clear what prompted the shooting, but they believe it may be gang related. a child's birthday ended with a deadly mass shooting in texas. it happened at a skating rink
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in dallas. investigators believe the shooting was sparked by a domestic dispute. the children and rink employees escaped unharmed. a 17-year-old sacramento girl is unharmed this morning after being buried in a bodega bay sand tunnel. she was pulled out by bistanders, but had stopped breathing. she was revived by cpr, and was breathing by when emergency personnel arrived. the teenager was transported to the hospital. it was just last month, a teenager from orinda was buried at a beach. ryan buchanan was buried for 10 minutes after the sand gave way and collapsed on him. doctors say he is in a perpetual vegetative state, and may never be able to move on his own again. san francisco police arrested two men in the shooting of an 11-year-old
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girl. the suspects are 18, or 19 years old, and their names have not been released. witnesses say the gunmen fired off several shots. some in an apartment, and one went through a bedroom window. the girl was listening to her ipod, when a stray bullet hit her in the chest. >> i was sort of, went deaf. i could hear something really loud, the shattering of glass. she came out again, and said i've been shot. >> the girl's uncle says she is in critical condition, but stable, after undergoing surgery at san francisco's general hospital. the criminal investigative unit, and gang task force are investigating the shooting. oakland police continue to search this morning for the gunman who shot a woman outside an oakland coffee shop. witnesses say it was a friday night when they began grabbing laptops from customers. one of the patrons tried to
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stop the men and one of them shot a woman in the leg. >> i've never been close to anything like this happening. >> police say the woman was transported to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. police in pleasant hill could soon have to pay more for healthcare premiums and retirement costs. this comes after three months of negotiations between the city and the police officer association. fire investigators say a fire that ripped through the ross more retirement complex began near a stove. a fire marshal tells the contra costa times that the cause is still undetermined, but the flames started in the kitchen of unit number 4. the fire displaced more than a dozen people. many of them seniors. so far, the investigators say
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the building appears to have met all safety codes. a fight to keep pediatric departments open. kaiser permanenty plans to open from a facility in hayward to a new medical center in san leandro in 2014. without a pediatric unit. pediatric nurses showed up to ask for support support the unit and their jobs. one nurse says families throughout the east bay will suffer. >> not having a unit in san leandro decreases access for the families, and it's a long way for people from fremont to drive to oakland, or santa clara to visit their children. very difficult for many of our families. >> the nurses say they received support from congressman pete stark at yesterday's meeting. the bickering in washington could cost airport employees their jobs and passengers money. funding for the federal aviation administration officially ran out this weekend. while flights will take off as scheduled, future construction
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projects at 19 airports across the state are now up in the air. oakland international was set to receive nearly $3 million for improvements such as pavement work along the runways. >> there are projects that are mid-construction projects that are in mid-improvement. now they stop, they're not going to be delivered on time. >> starting tomorrow, congress works on an extension to fund the faa. if they can't reach a deal, more than 200 employees in california could have furloughs. while passengers say they have saved $20, some airlines have raised prices to offset any customer savings. looking at san jose this morning. are you ready for more of the same? perhaps even slightly cooler in some spots. we'll explain in just a moment. let's take a look at the
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temperatures right now. santa rosa, 57. as well as san francisco. concard, hayward, red wood city, 58 degrees outside. temperatures relatively mild, even with the low clouds out there this morning. doesn't feel too bad. fog forecast here, takes through the morning hours before we begin to see it burn off. our onshore breeze is a little stronger. we're looking at 9:00, 10:00 before areas into santa rosa, and napa, looking at sunny skies in. east bays it takes until lunchtime before we see the better clearing. into the afternoon, hugging the coast. take a look at what's going on here, the north bay, san francisco. if i look close enough, itk loose like the giants game this afternoon should be partly cloudy to mostly clear. clearly, here you can see the coastline is going to remain mostly gray. for your sunday, temperatures around the bay area, very
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similar to yesterday. maybe a little bit cooler for our inland areas. along the coast, overcast skies expected most of the day. cool conditions. a.m. clouds followed by an afternoon sea breeze. winds from 10 to 15 miles an hour. closer to 20 along the coastline. the afternoon clearing, followed by sunny, warm conditions for inland areas. but remaining below average, and perhaps a tad cooler than yesterday. 76, santa rosa for the afternoon. 81 expected in sonoma today. mid-70s for nevato. 69 oakland for the afternoon. 69 san leandro. go farther east, we warm up. 83 for walnut creek. 87 the afternoon for antioch. a pretty nice forecast. 79 expected santa clara. 80 san jose. a bit warm in morgan hill.
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86degrees. not bad for july. upper 50s for the coast, with again, mostly gray skies. your extended forecast here cooling it down even farther monday into tuesday. by tuesday, some of the coolest weather for inland spots. upper 70s, low 80s. hopefully you're enjoying it though. we are going to see the turn around, wednesday, thursday, into next weekend. the warm up will be back on. if you're going to be out and about playing today. we have your day planner coming up in just a little while. time is 7:40. more than 1,000 californias are tackling a wildfire outside of san diego this morning. the fire has burned through 10,000 acres of thick brush. this is video from friday. the fire is 30% contained. the heat wave gripping much
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of the country may finally be loosening up, after several triple digit days across the east coast. temperatures could dip into the 80s as soon as tomorrow. but the extreme heat has already taken its toll. more than a dozen people have died due to the weather. water usage in new york yesterday was 50% higher than normal. mother nature turned on the water in the midwest. record rainfall in chicago. all of that water flooded roads and backed up traffic. the storm also knocked out power to more than 150,000 customers. storm dora should weaken to a depression today. dora is west of cabo san lucas and moving parallel along baja. forecasters say dora is no longer a threat. they've canceled storm warnings
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and watches. new poll could cause worry at the white house. a republican candidate beating president obama more than a year away from the election. here's a live picture from 880 in oakland. you can see traffic is moving smoothly. pretty gray out interest. time is 7:41. you're watching ktvu mornings on 2.
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welcome back. good morning to you. a live look there, at&t park. a cool start to the day. a southwesterly breeze is what i wanted to say. we're looking at clouds scattering out for the
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afternoon. new this morning, we are getting more details about the ongoing debt showdown. within the last 30 minutes we have learned president obama will veto any debt package that does not extend the nation's debt ceiling to 2013. this is video of negotiations that took place yesterday in washington, d.c. in the last few weeks, republicans have proposed only extended the debt ceiling to 2012. the deadline is august 2. also new this morning, the obama administration has invited north korean leaders to the u.s. the white house wants to resume talks to eliminate pyongyang's nuclear program. last friday, north and south careera -- korea met for the first time since disarmament
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talks stopped in 2008. in cairo, egypt, a demonstration against the slow pace of government reforms turned violent. thousands marches to the ministry of defense. marchers fired back. more than 140 people were injured. the demonstrators were upset military rulers currently are running egypt. rescue operations are continuing in china after two bullet trains collided. it happened when one train stalled on the tracks after a power outage. chinese media reports several passengers had to smash windows, and crawl out of the cars to escape. venezuelan president, hugo chavez returned home. doctors removed a baseball sized tumor last month.
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the u.s. justice department has declined a request to reinvestigate the assassination of malcolm x. over the years, supporters have accused various groups from the nation of islam, to law enforcement, and drug dealers. supporters plan to appeal to president obama and congress. nine republican presidential candidates have been chosen, excuse me, for next month's early straw poll in the all important state of iowa. two potential candidates have been excluded. rick perry is not. he is expected to announce his bid in the coming weeks. sara palin also was excluded. she is not expected to make a decision before late august. mitt romney, and john huntsman will be in the straw poll. neither of them are mounting a
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significant campaign in iowa. another poll shows president obama facing possible trouble in the election. a new rasmussen poll shows the president in a virtual tie with mitt romney. when stacked against ron paul, mr. obama beats paul by 4 points. 41% to 37%. time is 7:47. there are calls for an oregon congressman to resign after a california teenager accused him of an unwanted sexual encounter. the report that he was involved with the 18-year-old daughter of a friend and campaign donor in california. it reportedly happened during a visit over thanksgiving. according to the oregonen, the democratic representative said
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it was consensual. a retired army general has died. he was one of president clinton's military advisers. he retired a stroke in 2004 and died yesterday from complications. he was 75 years old. walter reed army medical center is preparing to close its doors. a farewell ceremony will be held on wednesday. the hospital will close down for good in mid-september. the facility is more than a century old and has served presidents and thousands of wounded troops. in 2007, the hospital was found to have substandard conditions and long waits. patients will sooning treated at a new hospital in bethesdamaryland, that will also be named walter reed.
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about 31 highway risk cities including san francisco and los angeles will still receive the federal grants, which started after the 9/11 attacks. yosemite national park is proposing to cut down hundreds of trees. it's an effort to improve the views of the parks famed waterfalls and soaring granite walls. next month, the park is scheduled to release the results of its plans. it calls for clearing and thinning trees at 93 locations. work would begin in 2012. it is 10 minutes before 8:00. the baseball hall of fame is getting a little bigger today. the two members set to join. outside our doors this morning, widespread gray. coming up, a weather timeline for your sunday, and what you can expect for your back to workweek. it's really delicious, mom.
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welcome back on this sunday morning, the time is 6:52. a lot of people at home still not too busy. a lot more traffic on the right, as people are paying with cash. the bay bridge plaza, the time again is 7:53. officers want to remind people also medical marijuana may be legal in california, driving under the influence is not. one problem, unlike with alcohol, there is no scientific test, or legal limit on marijuana intoxication. >> that is a very common excuse. it used to be, officer, i only had two years. now it's medical marijuana. >> advocates of legalized
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marijuana say officers judgment is more effective than setting a legal limit. we showed you a live picture of the golden gate bridge. the fog was still there. a lot of the coastal communities, the fog has been in, but rosemary, you are talking about possibly a little warm up later this week. >> yes if it has been too cool for you, just wait a few days. we're going to get back to the summer heat. if you have been enjoying this weather, make sure you get outside today because it will be coming to an end. widespread gray. sitting in the mid-upper 50s, to low 60s through our 9:00 number. noon time, partly cloudy skies along the bay area. along the coastline, the gray will continue. 59 for the coast. widespread 60s around the bay area. some of the warmest spots about
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76 for lunchtime. then in the afternoon, upper 50s for the coast. no change there. upper 80s for some of the warmest spots. still running who average for this time -- below average for this time of year. just a nice day in santa rosa. 76 expected for the afternoon. mid-70s nevato. areas around tiburon could see gray skies for most of the afternoon. 72 expected in san mateo. 76 redwood city. our inland areas, 80s for areas like pleasanton, and concord. the warmer spots,s ,s -- the closer you get to the san joaquin valley. the extended forecast, even cooler for tomorrow. cooler on tuesday. wednesday into thursday, we begin to warm up once again. by thursday, looking at upper 80s, low 90s for the valley
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spots. into the weekend, mid-90s for the inland areas. plan the swimming pool parties, it's going to be hot once again. in new york, the oakland a's have snapped a very long losing streak against the yankees. they got some help from former yankee, hideki matsui. josh willingham gave them the lead with a shot to left. the yankees did attempt to come back, nick swisher with a solo shot to the upper deck. the oakland a's were up 3-2, when matsui came up, and also hit a solo shot. oakland went on to win, 4-3. the giants and milwaukee brewers will face off in a rubber match today at at&t at&t. last night, the brewers took an early lead. ryan braun hitting a solo home
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run. but the giants took the lead. the giants responded again. the giants did get an insurance run. brian wilson would only need 5 pitches to end this game and get his 30th save of the season. the giants win, 3-2. the world champion giants will be visiting the white house tomorrow. president obama is honoring the team and their world series victory. he will also recognize efforts by the giants to give back to the community. the giants have an offday tomorrow before beginning a three game series with the philadelphia phillies. the team, which of course they defeated to reach the world series. the baseball hall of fame is getting two new members today. robert alomar, and pitcher burt blyleven were voted in. pittsburgh steelers quarterback, ben roethlisberger is now a married man. big ben tied the knot with
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ashley harland at a ceremony in pittsburgh yesterday afternoon. mike tomlin had to get permission from the nfl, because players and personnel are not allowed to have contact during the lockout. working toward a deal on the debt limit. the progress expected to be made today.
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hundreds of same sex couples are saying i do in new york today. a search in oakland for a man suspected of shooting at a police officer. >> remembering the victims of twin terror attacks in norway. what he's now saying about why he did it. ♪ [ music ] good morning, everyone, welcome to mornings on 2. i'm mike mibach.
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>> good morning, i'm maureen naylor. >> good morning to you, i'm starting to sound like a broken record. we've got the clouds outside this morning. afternoon clearing. temperatures below average. some of us in the valley locations are saying that's okay. keep it coming. those overcast skies will hang around the coastline today. patchy drizzle along the coast this morning. a slower clearing expected for the afternoon. we'll explain why we're expecting later clearing for today, and show you the afternoon temperatures coming up. oakland police continue to search for a man who fired at officers overnight. police tell us they responded to a man assaulting a woman. the suspect assaulted an
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officer, then ran off. the suspect jumped over a fence and got away. none of the officers involved were hit by the gunfire. time is 8:01. one man is dead, and another is in critical condition. a 20-year-old died at the scene, a 29-year-old victim was rushed to the hospital. authorities are looking into a possible gang connection. richmond police say this is the city's ninth homicide this month. no arrests have been made. law enforcement in contra costa county is investigating a double shooting of its own. one person died at the scene. the other was airlifted to john muir medical center in walnut creek. authorities say they have detained one person for questioning and they continue to look for additional suspects. new this morning, we are getting our first look at the
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first same sex weddings in new york state. >> i now pronounce you legally married! >> the first same-sex marriage was performed just past the stroke of midnight at niagra falls. new york became the sixth, and largest state to allow gay marriages last month. clerks and judges across the state will be opening their doors today to gay couples. new york's legalization of same- sex marriage comes as the fight over proposition 8 continues here in california. allie rasmus is live in san francisco with reaction. >> reporter: here in the castro neighborhood, it is pretty quiet out here. when we talked to gay marriage supporters here, they say this law in new york is a little bittersweet for them. california used to allow gay marriage, but not anymore. >> this is supposed to be a
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liberal state. a place like new york passes it, it kind of makes me angry. voters voted it down. i don't know if we're ever going to have it. >> reporter: what he was talking about voters approving was proposition 8. before that in 2004, same-sex marriage licenses were voted to couples. in 2008, the supreme court affirmed those marriages were legal. just a few months after that, voters approved proposition 8 which changed the state constitution to recognize only marriage between a man and a woman. some say what's going on in new york is a victory for gay marriage everywhere. >> i think it's one more drop in the bucket. it's like one more country in the world that is giving people equality. >> it's a break through on men different levels. i think that california deserves it. >> reporter: new york is the sixth state in the country to
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allow gay marriage. here in california, the legal wrangling and challenges to proposition 8 continue. although supporters of gay marriage say they would like to put a new measure on the ballot in 2012 that could overturn prop 8. norway's royal family led a memorial service for the victims in the twin attacks. the king and queen wiped tears from their eyes during the service that was deemed sorrow and hope. hundreds of mourners turned out for a candlelight vigil last night. flags are being flown at half staff to honor the 93 victims.
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new images of the suspect have surfaced. someone posted the photos on youtube on friday. the photos include anders breivik holing an assault rifle. breivik told his lawyer, he acted alone and wanted to incite a revolution. before the attack, authorities say he wrote a 1500 page manifesto, criticizing muslim immigration and integration. he will be arraigned on terrorism charges tomorrow. families of the victims are accusing norwegian police of responding too slowly to the island massacre. authorities arrived an hour and a half after the first shooting. so far, 93 people have died in the two attacks. 86 people were killed at the summer camp. several other individuals remain missing, and late word,
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british muslim leaders say they will increase security at mosques in the wake of the attacks. san francisco police have arrested two young man in connection with the shooting of a an 11-year-old girl. officers say the suspects are 18, or 19 years old. their names have not been released. witnesses say the gunmen fired off several shots late friday night. some hit an apartment, and one went through a bedroom window. the girl was inside, listening to her ipod, when the bullet hit her in the chest. >> i'm surprised because it went through somebody's window. >> there's been quite a few killings and a murder. even on this one block alone. >> the girl's uncle says she's in critical condition, but is stable after undergoing surgery at san francisco general hospital. the police department's criminal investigative unit, and gang task force are investigating the shooting. congressional leaders are expected to unveil the
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framework of a debt limit this afternoon. democrats accuse republicans of refusing to compromise. they want a deal that raises the debt limit through at least 2013. boehner is demanding up to $4 trillion in deficit cuts. he hopes to announce some progress this afternoon, to avoid plunging stock markets. keith stark remains optimistic both sides will broker a deal. he says a government default or shut down will not happen, because the political stakes are too high. >> the parties that did it last, whether it was us or the republicans got blamed and lost a lot of seats. they've got to let it go. >> august 2 is the deadline to raise the debt ceiling. republicans want spending cuts
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over 10 years without any tax increases. good morning to you, starting with a live look at strain's city hall this morning. we're dealing with gray skies as we started day. partly cloudy to mostly cloudy expected over the city. a satellite view, easy to see. this traffic will continue to shift east over the next couple of days. as it does, it's going to continue our cooling trend. for the afternoon, we're going to actually see temperatures drop just 2 to 4 degrees. maybe 5 degrees in some areas. some of us will be very similar to how we were on saturday. it's because we have a thicker marine layer this morning, and we're expecting a slower burn off. let me show you what we are expecting for sunday. waking up again, with overcast skies, partly cloudy over concord. livermore, you can see the bay area, no doubt about it. we are waking up mostly gray.
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as we move through the morning hours, we begin to see mostly cloudy skies. east bay, it's not until lunchtime that it pulls back a little bit. for the coastline, north coast, san francisco, and into santa cruz, monterey, the possibility of low clouds and fog, hogging the coastline the entire day. temperatures this morning, slightly warmer in some cases. fairfield, as well as concord. 61 in livermore. 58degrees in san francisco. your afternoon highs for today, again, a lot like yesterday, with the exception of maybe a few spots cooling just a bit. 76 expected santa rosa this afternoon. low 70s, san rafael. 67degrees expected sausalito. upper 60s berkely, oakland. alameda, 67 expected for you this afternoon. if you like it warmer head
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inland. 83 expected walnut creek. the santa clara valley, a nice one. 79 in santa clara. along the peninsula, widespread 70s. low 70s san mateo. the coastline, we will remain cool. mid-60s san francisco. the extended forecast here. cooling trend back to work monday, even cooler than today. even cooler than that come tuesday. well below average for this time of year. then we do start to see a nice warming trend wednesday into thursday. the temperatures are expected to be hotter in time for the weekend. if you're going to be out this evening, we'll take a look at your weather timeline coming up in just a little while. time is 8:11. the end may be in sight to the nfl lockout. when the players association will meet, then possibly vote on the work stoppage. plus, a famous southern california cathedral could soon have new ownership. plus, a look at what is a
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very gray sunday morning. traffic moving along smoothly.
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the three were caught in crossfire along a highway. in overnight news a shooting spree at a washington state casino. it happened in the city of auburn. about 30 miles south of seattle. the gunman entered a nightclub around 1:30 this mortgage. he was apparently looking for his wife or girlfriend, but found her with another man. the gun man shot those two and five other people. two other victims are in critical condition. a security guard tackled the suspect as he tried to escape. more than 1,000 firefighters are tackling a wildfire outside of san diego this morning. the fire has now burned through 10,000 acres of thick brush. this is video from friday. cal fire says the fire is now 30% contained. no homes or structures are threatened. flames broke out near a military range. a man already charged with
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a decade's old rape and murder in san jose is charged with another rape and murder. the santa clara sheriff's department be says holland was linked through dna evidence. he is already facing charges in the death of cynthia munoz. family and friends are morning the loss of a palo alto family. robert howard, his wife, and the couple's 9-year-old and 12- year-old daughters all died friday afternoon into british columbia. authorities say the family's camper collided with a fuel tanker truck. the truck driver escaped withoutier. nine republican presidential candidates have been chosen for next month's early straw poll in the all
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important state of iowa, but two candidates have been excluded. perry is expected to announce his bid in the coming weeks. sara palin was also excluded. the former alaskan government is not expected to make a decision before late august. another poll shows president obama facing possible trouble in next year's election. the new rasmussen poll shows the president is in a virtual tie with mitt romney. romney has 43% compared to the president's 42%. when stacked against ron paul, mr. obama beats paul by 4 points. there are calls for an oregon congressman to resign, after a california teenager accused him of an unwanted sexual encounter. reports that he was involved
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with the 18-year-old daughter of a friend and campaign donor in california. it reportedly happened during a visit over thanksgiving. the department representative admits -- democratic representative admits to the incident, but claims it was consensual. retired army general john castilly has died. he was one of former president clinton's military advisers. the retired general suffered a stroke in 2004 and died yesterday from complications. time is 8:18. oakland police continue to search for the gunman who shot a woman outside an oakland coffee shop. a group of men walked into gaylords on friday night and began grabbing laptops from customers: as the robbers were
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leaving, some patrons tried to stop them. one of the men pulled a gun and fired, shooting a woman in the leg. >> i've lived in the bay area for 14 years and i've never been this close to anything like this happening. >> police say the woman was taken to the hospital and will survive. police officers in pleasant hill could soon have to pay for more retirement. they will vote tomorrow to impose a one year contract on officers that will raise healthcare premiums and retirement costs. the city says the proposal would save more than $280,000 this year. nfl players could return to the field this week. the players association plans to meet in washington tomorrow. the executive committee could vote and approve a new 10 year labor agreement. they would then recommend all 1900 players ratified deal. the players are concerned about the league's personal conduct
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policy, drug testing, disability plan, and retirement benefits. the lockout has lasted four months. the baseball hall of fame is getting two new members today. roberto alomar, and burt blyleven were voted in. pat gillick is also being inducted in cooperstown today. a los angeles television station reports the roman catholic diocese of orange is offering to pay $50 million for the crystal cathedral. the church is trying to sell its property to erase its debt. time is 8:20. they're zipping into success in sonoma county. we're going to take you in for a look at a local business that
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is booming. afternoon highs are expected to fall short of the seasonal norm once again. the numbers for your neighborhood, coming up.
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a fundraiser inspired by candlelight raised $1,000 for a local orphanage this morning.
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lee rhodes' candles have raised more than $6,000 for charity. thought july in walnut creek, you would expect hot, but it's been a strange summer. >> it's been a little cool along the coast. gorgeous weather. giving you a look at mostly waking up with cloudy conditions. we are expecting a bit of a slower clearing. a little bit of cool down for the first half of the week, and a nice warm up for the second half. highs today, similar to yesterday. 77 in napa for today. 84 expected in concord. 87 in antioch. widespread upper 60s, low 70s into hayward. your forecast into the evening here, so while we continue to cool by about 6:00, maybe outdoor dinner plans, upper 50s
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for the coast. widespread upper 70s for our inland areas. going to be another gorgeous day for the valley spots. into 8:00 or so, the partly cloudy skies will begin to return. sitting in the mid-50s for the coast, and low 70s for our inland valley locations. a tad cooler today in some spots. even cooler monday. we bottom out on tuesday, by tuesday, some of our inland areas, from 10 to 15 degrees below average for this time of year. then as we mentioned a moment ago for the second half of the week into the weekend, a warming trend that could take us into the mid-90s for saturday and sunday. time is 8:25. what's been a tough economy, there is a story of success in occidental. claudine wong went up into the trees to find out what's behind one booming business. >> a little scared. >> reporter: for the last year, thousands have taken this ride
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into the small town of occidental. nobody predicted the company's almost instant success. >> we opened this june 26 in 2010. and one year later we just celebrated our 12,000th passenger to experience the canopy tour. it's doing really well, and we're thrilled. >> reporter: it started as a way to generate revenue for the redwood conference ground. >> folks say safety is their number one priority. you're hooked in not just once, but twice as they send you on your way. >> sometimes three times. it includes seven different zip lines. >> reporter: we learned quickly, trees sway in the wind, so do the platforms you stand on. >> what surprised you the most? >> loved it.
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best thing, the adrenalin. scariest thing? having to hug the tree like this. >> reporter: it's the thrill that keeps thousands coming. >> we're one of the first canopy tours in the west coast. but i think it's even more than that, i think the experience is so phenomenal, the word of mouth that has gone out, has stimulated a lot of bookings for us. >> reporter: people young and old, who even in a tough economy are finding it worth a drive, and the money for a breathtaking escape, high above it all. in occidental. claudine wong, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> our web photojournalist also went along for the ride, and takes you through the experience on our website, for that and more, just log onto ktvu.com and look for the right now section. the video moments before officers shot and killed a man inside the civic center
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station. it's officially legal for same sex couples to marry in new york. how some people in the bay area are reacting this morning.
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welcome back to mornings on 2, the time is 8:30 on this sunday morning. here is a live look from san rafael on what is a cloudy morning. expect another cooler summer day in the bay area. your complete forecast coming up in about 8 minutes. first, a historic day, as same sex couples can legally marry in new york. >> allie rasmus is live in san francisco, with how people are reacting there. >> reporter: same-sex marriage supporters are celebrating in new york. here in san francisco, it's
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just another day in the castro. if you take a look around, it's pretty quiet, just like any other sunday. it's been almost three years since same-sex marriages were allowed, and performed in san francisco, and in california, some people we talked to this morning say this new law in new york is a little bit bittersweet for them. >> i now pronounce you married. you may seal your vows with a kiss. >> reporter: new york became the sixth state in the nation to legalize gay marriage. california used to allow it, but not anymore. some supporters of gay marriage we talked to say they hope the legalization of it in new york will help build momentum and support of it here and elsewhere in the country. >> i think the just a chain reaction, and hopefully, gay marriage will be legalized in more and more states. >> reporter: back in 2004, seven years ago, the first
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marriage licenses were issued to same sex couples at san francisco's city hall. in 2008, the supreme court affirmed those marriages were legal. just a few months after that, california voters approved proposition 8, which changed the state constitution to only recognize marriage between a man and a woman. the validity is still being challenged in court, supporters of gay marriage say they would like to gather enough support and signatures to put up a new proposition in 2012, that could overturn prop 8. live in san francisco, allie rasmus, ktvu, channel 2 news. san francisco's contemporary jewish museum is calling today hand holding day. the action is in response to an incident last weekend, where a security guard told a lesbian couple hand holding was not allowed. museum officials have said the guard's actions did not reflect museum policy. and that the person would not be employeed in the future.
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today's event coincides with lbgt mourning of gertrude stein. new this morning, a tearful memorial service for the victims of norway attacks. thousands of people tacked the oslo cathedral today, for an overflow crowd. norway's king wiped away deers during the service termed sorrow and hope. new images of the suspect appeared on the internet. a 12 minute video contains andres breivik. he will be arraigned on terrorism charges tomorrow. the suspect said he was against muslim integration in europe. muslims are adding extra security at mosques in the wake of the news. they have not confirmed a
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manifesto was written by breivik, but his lawyer has referred to it. three people are scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow in the beating of bryan stow. the report also said doreen sanchez fit the description of the woman driving the getaway vehicle after the beating. bryan stow remains in serious condition at san francisco general hospital. time is 8:34. bart has released a new surveillance video, showing the moments before an officer involved deadly shooting. officers shot and killed charles hill earlier this month after officials said he threw a knife and bottle at them. bart police said there was only one video viable from the shooting. the chief later said he was misinformed.
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this second video was released, eastbound though police say it -- even though police say it has no evidentiary value. police show the bottle and knife thrown at officers. you can see the officers that get off the train. one of them puts on the gloves and draws his gun. both videos have been turned over to the san francisco police department. a funeral will be held tomorrow for john caldwell. no arrests have been made. he will be buried next to oscar grant. the two friends were at the bart station in 2009, when grant was killed by police. time is 8:35. watsonville police are search
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forgot a gunman after someone was shot and killed outside a target store. it happened on main street. a man and woman were shot in the parking lot, while walking to their car. the man died at the scene, the woman was taken to the hospital. police believe the shooting was gang related. a 17-year-old girl is in the hospital after being buried in a bodega bay sand tunnel. she was pulled out by bistanders but had stopped breathing. she was revived by cpr and was breathing when emergency personnel arrived. the teen was taken by ambulance to the hospital. just last month, a teenager from morango was buried alive. he was buried for 10 minutes after sand gave way and collapsed on him. doctors say he may never be
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able to move on his own again. fire investigators say a fire that destroyed the ross more retirement complex in walnut creek began near a stove. the cause is still undetermined, but flames started in the kitchen of unit 4. friday's fire displaced a number of residents, many of them seniors. family for the federal aviation administration officially ran out this weekend. while flights will take off as scheduled, future construction projects are now up in the air. >> mid-construction projects, now they stop. they're going to be more
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extensive, they're not going to be delivered on time. >> if they can't reach a deal, more than 200faa employees in california could face furloughs. no funding also means no airline ticket taxes for the time being. while passengers have said they have saved about $20. some airlines have raised prices to offset any savings. homeland security removed sacramento and 33 other cities from the grant. it will lose money that will have gone to emergency preparedness. about 30 high risk cities, including san francisco and los angeles will still receive the federal grant, which started after the 9/11 attack. bay area nurses have launched a fight to keep
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pediatric facilities open. pediatric nurses at the hospital showed up at a town hall meeting in free month yesterday to ask for support for the unit and their jobs. one nurse says without a pediatric unit, families throughout the area will suffer. >> it's a long way for people from fremont to drive to oakland, or santa clara to visit their children. very difficult for many of our families. >> the nurses say they received store from congressman pete stark at yesterday's meeting. the new kaiser facility will replace the hayward center. which does not meet seismic regulations. clouds have returned to the area. we have a light southwesterly breeze this morning. a better onshore push, a thicker marine layer, and the sunshine is going to come a little later. temperature wise, 57 degrees santa rosa. upper 50s, san francisco.
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59degrees right now in san jose. 5 the -- giving you a look at what's happening today, the clouds are with us this morning. well inland in some areas. we are expecting to be a little cooler with the late afternoon clearing. temperatures from 2 to 5 degrees cooler. the cooling trend will continue as we move through monday and tuesday. this trough will continue migrating our way. eventually, sliding to the east. for the next few days, we could see temperatures actually plummet anywhere from 10 to 15 degrees below average. if you're craving the sun, head inland. by 9:30, 10:00, inland areas, looking at mostly sunny skies. concord, partly cloudy to mostly sunny. it takes until lunchtime before the east bay sees it burn off. then for the afternoon, again, it is expected to remain along the coastline here.
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we've got golden gate park, perhaps the fisherman's wharf, partly cloudy to mostly cloudy. along the coastline going to be hugging pretty tight. the forecast highs here, we're looking at another mild to warm day for the inland areas. 76 santa rosa. 81 sonoma for the afternoon. 69 for oakland. 83 walnut creek as well as danville. 85 in livermore. 87 expected in antioch. 80 for san jose. warm, morgan hill, 86 for the afternoon. 76 redwood city. 65 in the city, san francisco. another cool day by the coast. 59 pacifica. low 60s around half moon bay. another drop expected for monday. a bigger drop tuesday. a ridge of high pressure will build in. wednesday, and thursday, a noticeable warm up, with hot
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temperatures expected into next weekend. in you're heading to see the giants this afternoon, we have a timeline for your forecast coming up. it was a devastating tornado to the nation's heartland. the creative ways joplin, missouri is making sure students have classrooms to return to. the time says 8:41. you're watching mornings on 2. whoa!! the really big chicken sandwich combo is back!
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a foggy look to the start of your day. look at the bay this afternoon, partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies hanging around. overnight, we have learned that the obama administration has invited north korea leaders to the united states. the white house wants to resume talks to eliminate pyongyang's nuclear program. a senior government administrator will visit hillary clinton in new york. the north walked out to protest international criticism of a prohibited long ranged rocket launch. your time is 8:45. in egypt, a demonstration almost turned into a riot. thousands of protesters in cairo to protest the slow pace
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of government reforms. opponents started hurling rocks, marchers then fired back. the demonstrationers are upset at the rulers currently in egypt. money would help with humanitarian leads and rebuilding. germany is granting the loans -- hugo chavez has returned home after his first week of therapy in cuba. he says he soldiered through the treatment with only minor discomfort. doctors removed a baseball sized tumor last month. gunfire erupted at a child's birthday party near
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dallas. a skating rink hosted the private party. investigators believed a domestic dispute led to the shooting. a gunman argued with a woman, then opened fire. he killed five people before turning the gun on himself. a dozen people are recovering after a shooting in a crowded shopping center in washington state. they were injured yesterday afternoon during a low rider car show. none of the injuries are life- threatening. police say it may be gang related. so far, no arrests have been made. time is 8:47, the chp says they're seeing an increase on the number of people driving while high on marijuana. driving under the influence is not legal. one problem, unlike with alcohol, there is no scientistic test or legal limit on marijuana intoxication. >> that is a very common
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excuse. it used to be officer i only had two beers, now it's medical marijuana. >> advocates of legalize marijuana say an officer's judgment is more effective than setting a legal limit. a heat wave gripping the country may be loosening up. the extreme heat has already taken its toll. more than a dozen people have died due to the weather. water usage also in new york yesterday was up 50% compared to normal. people in the midwest are looking to the skies for water. there was record rainfall in chicago yesterday. o'hare international airport received nearly 7 inches. the most ever recorded in one day in chicago's history. dozens of flights were canceled or delayed. all of that water flooded roads, and backed up traffic. the storm also knocked out
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power to more than 150,000. kate love reports from joplin, missouri. >> mark freeze isn't sure what he'll find when he heads back to school next mobility. >> i worry about my friends not being there. >> reporter: it might be hard to believe, but this is where he started his first year of high school. it's been two months since the ef5 tornado ripped through joplin and killed 159 people. >> all the windows were blown out. >> reporter: construction on the school started four days after the tornado hit. >> starting on time is critically important to rebuilding the community. it's the first marker of progress. >> reporter: the school district is finding places for kids. crews have been working 15 hour days to make sure this department store is turned into
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a high school by the start of the semester. >> they're moving pretty quick. i think they'll meet their deadline. >> that was kate love reporting. school officials say at least 120 students will not be returning to the district because of the tornado. we're learning that an autopsy on singer amy winehouse likely won't happen until at least tomorrow. she was found dead in her london apartment yesterday. police say there were no signs of foul play. the soul singer struggled with drug and alcohol abuse. winehouse's mother said it was only a matter of time before her daughter died. >> amy winehouse was 27 when she died, which unfortunately puts her in a club with a lot of other music stars that died
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at the same age. >> she had not released an album in five years. it's ten minutes before 9:00, harry potter is no longer at the top of the box office. find out who is. one of the nfl's star quarterbacks is now married. why his head coach had to get special permission to attend the wedding. a live look outside our doors what you can expect for your sunday afternoon, coming up.
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welcome back. time is 8:53. there is a new super hero, that's the leader at the box office. captain america, the first averger is expected to be -- avenger is expected to be the weekend's top movie. harry potter is expected to move to the number 2 spot. the brewers took an early lead in the 4th inning. ryan braun with a solo shot. the giants took the lead in the bottom half, with nate shoerholtz with an rbi double. the giants responded again, when aaron rowand tags on this sac fly. the giants got an insurance
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run. brian wilson would just need 5 pitches to end the game and get his 30th save of the season. the world champs will visit the white house tomorrow. president obama is honoring the team. he will also praise their efforts to give back to the community. the giants are looking at their options to get rid of what some say is a fan nuisance at at&t park. team officials tell the bay citizen, they're considering hiring a company to deploy trained falcons or hawks to get rid of the sea gulls. according to the bay citizen, the team plans to consider in the coming months whether it will be worth spending what is
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needed for the effort. the a's beat the yankees. josh willingham gave them the lead. nick swisher crushed a pitch in the in the 6th inning. the a's were up 3-2, when matsui came up and hit a solo home run. oakland went on to win 4-3. big ben is now a married man. he tied the knot in a ceremony just outside of pittsburgh yesterday afternoon. several of roethlisberger's teammates were in attendance, and team owner, dan rooney was also there. he and coach mike tomlin will to get special permission from the nfl, because players and team personnel a not allowed to have contact. the calender may say july, but it's not too late to go
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skiing in truckee. they had a record 800 inches of snow this year, and some of it is still there a little bit. with temperatures in the 70s, skiers and borders didn't have to worry about dressing in layers. rosemary, let's get one last check on the weather. >> got to be loving the inland area these days. starting out with the low clouds. upper 50s for the coast. for the morning hours. low 60s inland. we will see widespread 80s for the far inland spots. along the coastline, 59 degrees expected. are you going to see our world series champs? by the end of game time,
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nearlying 60 degrees. a little cooling there. we do have the sea breeze expected once again, so a little chill in the air. bring along the jacket. the extended forecast, talking about the cooling trend, continuing into tuesday. we're mentioning how living inland these days feels absolutely great. we're going to see that turn around, it looks by wednesday, thursday and into the weekend, back into the 90s for the inland. >> for that's that want to feel like summer. thanks rosemary. >> great to have you. thank you for watching. have a fantastic sunday, everyone. don't forget our coverage continues online at ktvu.com.
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